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Largest known twin primes

Authors: Karl-Heinz Indlekofer and Antal Járai
Journal: Math. Comp. 65 (1996), 427-428
MSC (1991): Primary 11-04; Secondary 11A41
MathSciNet review: 1320896
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Abstract: The numbers $697053813\cdot 2^{16352}\pm 1$ are twin primes.

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Karl-Heinz Indlekofer

Antal Járai

Received by editor(s): December 16, 1994
Article copyright: © Copyright 1996 American Mathematical Society